John Cusack plays Lloyd Dobler, an average guy with a penchant for kickboxing, in Cameron Crowe's (Almost Famous, Jerry Maguire) first film. There is only one thing that all-around nice guy Lloyd wants for his high school graduation: a date with beautiful valedictorian Diane Court (Ione Skye). Lloyd's dream comes true when Diane accepts his invitation to a graduation party. Diane falls for Lloyd, whose goal is to spend as much time with her as possible. Their budding romance is put to the test when Diane has to choose between pursuing her academic dreams and spending time with him.

Director:

Cameron Crowe

Cast:

John Cusack, Ione Skye, John Mahoney, Lili Taylor, Amy Brooks, Pamela Segall, Jason Gould, Loren Dean, Joan Cusack, Lois Chiles, Eric Stoltz, Glenn Walker Harris Jr., Jeremy Piven

MPAA Rating:

PG-13

Run Time:

1hr 40mins

Release Year:

1989

Country Of Origin:

USA